Howard D. Schultz
July 19, 1953
|Alma mater||Northern Michigan University|
|Occupation||Chairman and CEO of Starbucks|
|Net worth||US$2.9 billion (Sept 2015)|
|Spouse(s)||Sheri Kersch Schultz (m. 1982)|
|Children||Eliahu Jordan Schultz|
Howard D. Schultz (born July 19, 1953) is an American businessman. He is best known as the chairman and CEO of Starbucks and a former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Square, Inc..
In 1998, Schultz co-founded Maveron, an investment group, with Dan Levitan. In 2012, Forbes magazine ranked Schultz as the 354th richest person in the United States, with a net worth of $1.5 billion.
In January 2019, it was reported that Schultz was considering running as an independent candidate in the election. Schultz announced on January 27, 2019 that he would explore a bid as an independent candidate. However in June 2019, he ruled out a presidential bid citing health concerns. In September 2019, Schultz formally said he would not run saying he would not want to risk re-electing President Donald Trump.
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